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Garlic vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.068g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Garlic
Garlic contains less Sugars (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Garlic Jícama
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Garlic Jícama
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Garlic
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
31
Garlic
6
Jícama

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Garlic
7
:
Contains more Iron +183.3%
Contains more Calcium +1408.3%
Contains more Potassium +167.3%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +522.9%
Contains more Zinc +625%
Contains more Phosphorus +750%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Iron +183.3%
Contains more Calcium +1408.3%
Contains more Potassium +167.3%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +522.9%
Contains more Zinc +625%
Contains more Phosphorus +750%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Garlic
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +279.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +341.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2840.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin C +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +279.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +341.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2840.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
38%
Garlic
4%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
9%
Jícama
Fats
2%
Garlic
0%
Jícama

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Garlic Jícama Opinion
Calories 149 38 Garlic
Protein 6.36 0.72 Garlic
Fats 0.5 0.09 Garlic
Vitamin C 31.2 20.2 Garlic
Carbs 33.06 8.82 Garlic
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.7 0.6 Garlic
Calcium 181 12 Garlic
Potassium 401 150 Garlic
Magnesium 25 12 Garlic
Sugars 1 1.8 Jícama
Fiber 2.1 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.299 0.048 Garlic
Zinc 1.16 0.16 Garlic
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Phosphorus 153 18 Garlic
Sodium 17 4 Jícama
Vitamin A 9 21 Jícama
Vitamin E 0.08 0.46 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.02 Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.029 Garlic
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.2 Garlic
Vitamin B5 0.596 0.135 Garlic
Vitamin B6 1.235 0.042 Garlic
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 0.3 Garlic
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.021 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.005 Garlic
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249 0.043 Garlic
Tryptophan 0.066 Garlic
Threonine 0.157 0.018 Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217 0.016 Garlic
Leucine 0.308 0.025 Garlic
Lysine 0.273 0.026 Garlic
Methionine 0.076 0.007 Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183 0.017 Garlic
Valine 0.291 0.022 Garlic
Histidine 0.113 0.019 Garlic
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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